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Tar and Roses

) #14 of 527 Restaurants in Santa Monica ₹₹₹₹ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
602 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2502
+1 310-587-0700
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (34 reviews)
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
602 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2502
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1 - 10 of 431 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dinner was delicious! We had such a variety of different food I can't even begin to tell you what we had! There were six of us and the waiter (impressively knowledgeable) guided us to how much to order, and what to get. This is...More

1  Thank Mtbellini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Tar & Roses. It is one of our favorite restaurants in Santa Monica. The food is delicious!!!

Thank claudisge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the epitome of turning lemons in to lemonade. We made the mistake of following a Yelp recommendation and went to a different restaurant. The service was so bad that by the time our food showed up, the meal was shot. So, I picked...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

brought an out of town friend to this restaurant per recommendation of another. Service was excellent and the food was the same. Smaller plates though than usual servings, but exquisite in taste and presentation.

Thank claireesp
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Amazing atmosphere, fantastic service with Brad. The food was simply delicious. A must to go to . We totally loved it

Thank VillaMargarita
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place geared towards locals and not tourists and found it!! Tar and Roses is an eclectic place on Santa Monica blvd that caters to local millennial' and business folks. Extensive wine menu as well as good selection of local brews....More

Thank sammymadison
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stumbled upon Tar and Roses on a trip to Santa Monica. The food and wine were delicious. The charcutterie plate was amazing. Between the cured meats and the fruits and cheeses, it was hard not to order more. The dishes there were creative and...More

Thank naturistcouple1234
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love. We were 4 and ordered 14 appetizers. The chef timed each one so as we were finishing one, the other was put down. Each one was better than the rest. Excellent service, wine and cocktails. And not too pricey. Definitely going back!

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were really looking forward to this meal and were not disappointed. The service and the space is just great - people are friendly and it's a nice atmosphere. We had - ribs, ox tail dumplings, corn dish, yellowtail tuna, and beet carpaccio (notice that...More

Thank jgair
Reviewed 8 May 2017

So many great things about this place, where do I begin? The food is inspiring and creative and such a surprise. I live for places like these where they take food to the next level. They combine quality, creativity, taste, and presentation to create an...More

Thank SpicySoulKalei
Nearby
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
...More
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.07 km away
Santa Monica History Museum
20 reviews
.12 km away
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Response from Charles G | Reviewed this property |
Went to their new sister restaurant Santa Monica Yacht Club. Small plates, good wine list. Food can be good but was uneven, Worth trying--same block as T+R which was closed. T+R suffered structural damage from a fire. It... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2502
    (SE Corner of 6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-0700
Description
Centered around a wood burning oven, Tar & Roses serves up farmers market dishes with global influences.
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